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Title British qualifications 2015 : a complete guide to professional, vocational & academic qualifications in the United Kingdom.

Publication Info. London [England] ; Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] : Kogan Page, 2015.
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2015.

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Edition Forty-fifth edition.
Description 1 online resource (324 entries) : 2 images ; digital files.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Publisher's note -- References -- How to use this book -- Index of abbreviations and designatory letters -- Part 1. Introduction: Education reform; Foundation degrees; Policy and regulation; Quality assurance; Qualification frameworks -- Part 2. Teaching establishments: Further and higher education; Further and higher education institutions; England and Wales; Scotland; Northern Ireland; Universities and HE Colleges; Institutions receiving funding from Higher Education Funding Council for England; Universities receiving funding from the Department for Employment and Learning in Northern Ireland; Higher education institutions receiving funding from the Scottish Funding Council; Institutions receiving funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales; Other HE organizations -- Part 3. Qualifications: Introduction; Definition of common terms; Accrediting regulatory bodies; England; Scotland; Validating, examining and awarding bodies/organizations; ABC awards; AQA; ASDAN; City & guilds; Edexcel Foundation; EDI plc; NCFE; OCR; WJEC -- Part 4. Qualifications awarded in universities: Admission to degree courses; Higher education institutes (HEIs); The Open University; Business schools; Awards; First degrees; Higher degrees; Foundation degrees; Honorary degrees; Diplomas and certificates of higher education; Postgraduate diplomas and certificates; Postgraduate courses; Business schools; First awards; Higher awards --
Part 5. Qualifications awarded by professional and trade associations: The functions of professional associations; Qualifications; Study; Protection of members' interests; Membership of professional associations; Qualifying associations; Examinations and requirements; Gaining professional qualifications -- Part 6. Bodies accrediting independent institutions: The British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education (BAC); The British Council; The Open and Distance Learning Quality Council (ODLQC); The Council for Independent Further Education (CIFE) -- Part 7. Study associations and the 'learned societies: Occupational associations; List of study associations and learned societies.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary Now in its 45th edition, British Qualifications is the definitive one-volume guide to every qualification on offer in the United Kingdom. With full details of all institutions and organizations involved in the provision of further and higher education, this publication is an essential reference source for careers advisors, students and employers.
Form Also available in print version.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Local Note Credo Reference.
Credo Reference General Reference
Subject Degrees, Academic -- Great Britain -- Periodicals.
Education, Higher -- Great Britain -- Periodicals.
Vocational education -- Great Britain -- Periodicals.
Vocational qualifications -- Great Britain -- Periodicals.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Other Form: Print version: 0749473134 9780749473136 576 pages
ISBN 9781785396960 electronic version
0749473134 print
9780749473136 print